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  • The Lilliputians of Environmental Regulationby Michelle C. Pautz; Sara R. Rinfret

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    When we think about environmental policy and regulation in the U.S., our attention invariably falls on the federal level and, more specifically, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.† Although such a focus is understandable, it neglects the actors most responsible for the implementation and maintenance of the nation's environmental laws - the... more...

  • Ten Billionby Stephen Emmott

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 12.00

    A VINTAGE ORIGINAL Just over two hundred years ago, there were one billion humans on Earth. There are now over seven billion of us. And, sometime†this century, the world population will reach at least ten billion. Deforestation. Desertification. Species extinction. Global warming. Growing threats to food and water. The driving issues of our times... more...

  • Global Energy Policy and Securityby Walter Leal Filho; Vlasios Voudouris

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    Despite efforts to increase renewables, the global energy mix is still likely to be dominated by fossil-fuels in the foreseeable future, particularly gas for electricity and oil for land, air and sea transport. The reliance on depleting conventional oil and natural gas resources  and the geographic distribution of these reserves can have geopolitical... more...

  • Climate Change Mitigation in Developing Countriesby P. Castro

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    In this groundbreaking book, Paula Castro presents the first systematic categorization of positive and negative incentives generated by the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) for climate change mitigation in the Global South. more...

  • The Politics of Climate Change Negotiationsby C. Downie

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    The Politics of Climate Change Negotiations describes the successes and failures of long international negotiations and most importantly, examines the lessons they hold for the future. more...

  • Sophisticated Interdependence in Climate Policyby Vivian Thomson

    Anthem Press 2014; US$ 99.00

    With the US as the world’s most prominent climate change outlaw, "Sophisticated Interdependence in Climate Policy" offers a unique combination of state-level analysis, international comparison and domestic policy prescription, pointing the way to a productive federal-state partnership for climate change policymaking in the United States. more...

  • Multilevel Environmental Governanceby I. Weibust; J. Meadowcroft

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    The authors in this volume examine how multilevel governance (MLG) systems address climate change and water policy. They show how the interplay between autonomous governments at the sub-national, federal or supranational and international levels in MLG systems create unique challenges and opportunities. Both cutting greenhouse gas emissions and allocating... more...

  • The short guide to environmental policyby Carolyn Snell; Gary Haq

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 18.00

    An essential introduction to all those interested in how policies can address environmental problems, bringing together economic, sociological and social policy perspectives. more...

  • Governance for Urban Sustainability and Resilienceby J. van der Heijden

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    Cities, and the built environment more broadly, are key in the global response to climate change. This groundbreaking book seeks to understand what governance tools are best suited for achieving cities that are less harmful to the natural environment, are less dependent on finite resources, and can better withstand human-made hazards and climate risks. more...

  • Telling It Straightby Marina Mahathir

    Editions Didier Millet 2012; US$ 4.99

    An outspoken commentator on Malaysia's social and political affairs, Marina Mahathir takes on the issues, ideas and institutions of the day in her latest book, Telling it Straight. She highlights unpalatable truths, derides tired old ways and challenges the status quo. She asks the questions that need to be asked ? and is unafraid of proposing solutions.... more...